#065 – Alcoholics Anonymous

I’m not a fan! I haven’t been to AA in years and when I was attending it was because I was in rehab and were were all urged to go to meetings (Blog #007)It never helped me in any way what so ever. I would never participate I would just site there and listen toContinue reading “#065 – Alcoholics Anonymous”

#062 – Psychiatric Admission – Day 17

I’m losing patience with some of my fellow residents. Spending¬† so much time around other nuts can become exhausting I get along with a few people very well. I’ve been socialising with some of the rehab patients too.¬† There’s on lady who drives me crazy. She has schizophrenia too but she insists on bothering theContinue reading “#062 – Psychiatric Admission – Day 17”

#057 – Alcohol – Part 3

This is a continuation of (Blog #050) This entry will cover where I’m at currently. My last stint without drinking was several months ago. I went a couple of months without a drink with the help of Antabuse (Blog #019) This is the medication that prevents you from drinking. The simple question to ask isContinue reading “#057 – Alcohol – Part 3”

#050 – Alcohol – Part 2

This is a continuation of Blog #045 which should be read first. I left off with my drinking at work. I got away with this for a long time. I was manager of a department at Coles. This came with some responsibilities including being in charge of around 15 staff members. It could at timesContinue reading “#050 – Alcohol – Part 2”

#047 – Us Alcoholics Can Be Sneaky Bastards

We can be sneaky bastards us alcoholics. We can be quite creative covering up our drinking. I would lie which is something I don’t do unless it comes down to my drinking. When I was asked if I had been drinking my standard response would be no or I’d play it down by saying inContinue reading “#047 – Us Alcoholics Can Be Sneaky Bastards”

#045 – Alcohol – Part 1

This is such a big topic I honestly don’t know where to start. Alcohol! I could write a book on my relationship with booze. I’m going to break this down into different entries. This is part one. This is going to require some courage from my end as a lot of this is unknown toContinue reading “#045 – Alcohol – Part 1”

#019 – Antabuse – Disulfiram

Antabuse is basically a medication you take to prevent you from drinking piss. It’s doesn’t reduce cravings but you can’t drink while taking it or you become violently ill to the point where hospitalisation may be required and it can even lead to death. It’s a pretty intense medication and it’s expensive. I do myContinue reading “#019 – Antabuse – Disulfiram”